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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC29/6/1/1-237
TitlePapers relating to the award of honours
Extent237 items
Date1895-1903
DescriptionOfficial correspondence between Joseph Chamberlain as Secretary of State for the Colonies and various official persons, Queen Victoria and other members of the Royal family and their representatives, relating to the award of the C. M. G., K. C. M. G., and other honours associated with service in the colonies; with Colonial Office memoranda, telegram ciphers, printed material and original wrappers
Including /1 Letter from Lord Lorne recommending Mr Peel of Bradford for honour, 1895-1896; /2-4 Letter from Sir Francis Knollys [1st Viscount Knollys: Private Sec to King Edward when Prince of Wales, 1870-1901] relating to award of honour to General Justice, with minute from Edward [Prince of Wales], Nov 1895; /5-17 Correspondence from Sir George Bower, and correspondence relating to his request for consideration for honour, Jan-Mar 1896; /18-19 Telegram from Lord Gifford expressing gratitude for honours awarded to Maurice Gifford, 1896; /21-24 Correspondence with Sir Hercules Robinson [Governor, Cape Colony 1895-1897] relating to Robinson's request for peerage, with Colonial Office memorandum, 1896; /25-27 Letter from Sir Joseph West Ridgeway [Governor, Ceylon, 1896-1903] requesting K. C. M. G. for Mr Saunders, with letter from Mr Saunders, 1896; /28-30 Letter from Eldon Serjeant proposing his son for honour for services in Bechuanaland, with letter from Mr Courtney, and Colonial Office memorandum, 1896-1897; /31-32 Letter from E. A. Maund requesting C. M. G, with extract from despatch from Sir Charles Warren to the Colonial Office in support of application, 1897; /33 Letter from Eustace Cecil MP in support of Hamlyn Price's request for honour for service in Ceylon, 1897; /34-35 Letter from Richard B. Martin requesting honour for Mr Beaufort [Governor of British North Borneo], with Colonial Office memorandum, 1897; /36 Letter from Ada Eyre requesting honour for her husband [former Governor of Jamaica], 1897; /37-38 Correspondence relating to award of K. C. M. G. to Admiral Bridge, 1897; /39-40 Letter from Alexander Stavely Hill requesting honour, 1897; /41 Letter from Sir G. Turner recommending Mr Lyne and Mr Cuthbert for honours, 1897; /43-44 Letter from the Duke of Norfolk relating to award of Canadian knighthood, with letter from Lord Russell, 1897; /47-49 Letter from Frank Blackley requesting honour for service in Australia, with calling-card, 1897; /51-52 Correspondence
from Charles Kingston [Premier, South Australia 1893-1899] relating to award of honours to Judge Boucant, Mr ?Broughtan, and Chief Justice Way, 1897-1899; /53-56 Letter from Florence Selous Hodges requesting honour for her husband, with calling-card, 1897; /57-58 Correspondence from Lord Loch in support of award of K. C. M. G. for Major Elliot, 1897; /59-61 Letter from Sir John McIntyre [leader of the opposition in Victoria] requesting honour, with record of service, 1897; /62-68 Correspondence relating to request by Sir Howard Vincent MP for a K. C. M. G., with annotated extract from copy of Constitution Bill, and Colonial Office memorandum, 1897-1898; /72 Draft letter of congratulation from Joseph Chamberlain to A. M. Fleming and C. Harding, 1898; /73-74 Minute to Sir Edward Wingfield [Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] and Lord Selborne [William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selborne: Under Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1900] relating to award for Col. McCallum, with draft letter of application from Joseph Chamberlain, 1898; /75-76 Letter from Lord Strathcona [Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona: High Commissioner for Canada, 1896-1911] relating to award of honour to Richard Cartright, with Colonial Office memorandum, 1898; /77-79 Correspondence from Sir H. A. Smyth relating to request for a G. C. M. G., with Colonial Office memorandum, 1898; /80-86 Letter from W. C. Bridgman [Private Sec to Sir Michael Hicks Beach, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Treasury] recommending Lieut. Col. Coates for C. M. G., with letter from Coates to Hicks Beach, a statement of services and press cuttings, 1898; /89-90 Correspondence from Lord Alfred Milner [1st Viscount Milner: High Commissioner, South Africa 1897-1905] relating to proposed award of C. M. G. to Major Hanbury-Williams, 1898; /92-95 Letter from Sir John Dalrymple Hay requesting honour for nephew, Major James Dalrymple Hay, with Colonial Office memorandum, 1898; /96 Letter from Sir Eric Barrington [Private Sec to Lord Salisbury, Foreign Office] relating to award of honour to Portguese official, and award for Mr J. Denison Pender, 1898; /105-106 Copy list of nominations for the Queen's birthday honours, 1899; /107-109 Correspondence with Schomberg McDonnell [Principal Private Sec to Lord Salisbury, Foreign Office] relating to award of honours to Dr Koch and Sir Henry Wrenfordsley, Dec 1898; /110-112 Colonial Office memorandum, and draft lists of proposed nominations for awards, nd [early 20th century]; /113-116 Colonial Office minutes, and draft lists of proposed nominations for honours in the Queen's birthday honours' lists, 1898; /117-126 Colonial Office memoranda relating to nominations for awards in Queen's birthday honours' lists, and related correspondence between Sir Edward Wingfield and Lord Selborne, 1898; /130-132 Correspondence with Charles Ernest Fritton MP relating to recommendation of F. Green [Chairman, Orient Company] for K. C. M. G., 1899; /133-137 Letter from Col. Hozier recommending G. G. Gordon for award, with record of service, hand-bill for the Germanic-Scottish Association, and printed copy of their Constitution, 1899; /138 Letter from Sir Henry Fletcher MP recommending Sir James Lee for a K. C. M. G., 1899; /139-43 Correspondence relating to award of K. C. B. to Conyngham Greene, 1899; /144-146 Correspondence with Sir Charles Tupper [Member of Canadian House of Commons for Pictou, Nova Scotia, 1882-1904] relating to award of honours to Lord Strathcona and Hugh Graham, Mar 1900; /147-149 Letter from Justice Grantham [Royal Courts of Justice] recommending Vice-Consul Wall for honour, with Colonial Office memorandum, 1900; /154-157 Letter from A. F. Wilson [Government House] relating to award of honours for troops who served in the Boer War, with typescript notes, and Foreign Office memorandum, 1900; /158-60 Letter from Arnot Reid requesting a C. M. G., with letter to Gerard Craig-Sellar [Colonial Office], 1900; /161-162 Minute from Lord Goschen [George Goschen, 1st Viscount Goschen: First Lord of the Admiralty, 1895-1900] nominating Lieutenants Colquhoun and Chiazzari for awards, 1900; /163 Letter from Lord Amherst recommending Basil Thomson for honour, 1900; /164 Draft list of nominations for Queen's birthday honours, 1900; /165-167 Correspondence between Lord Monkbretton [John William Dodson, 2nd Baron Monkbretton: Principal Private Sec.to Sec of State for Colonies, 1900-1903, Colonial Office] and Sir Francis Knollys relating to Sir A. Addesley, with letter from Addesley to Monkbretton, 1902; /175-184 Draft copy of list of Coronation honours, and draft letters of congratulation to recipients, with press cutting, 1902; /185-188 Correspondence between Col. Streatfield [War Office] and Lord Monkbretton relating to award for Dr Michael Graham, with statement of services, 1902; /192-193 Letter from J. Hanbury Williams [War Office] relating to award of honour to Baden Powell, with Colonial Office memorandum, 1902; /194-196 Correspondence from Lady Dudley to Lord Monkbretton relating to award of honour to Sir William Bennett, with letter from J. Hanbury Williams [War Office] to Monkbretton, 1902; /197-201 Correspondence relating to Sir W. Walrond's recommendation of T. F. Jones for a C. B., 1902; /202-203 Correspondence from Lord Minto [Gilbert John M. K. Elliot, 4th Earl of Minto: Governor-General of Canada, 1898-1904] relating to award for Hugh Graham, 1902; /204-205 Telegram cipher and telegram copy from King Edward VII relating to award of K. C. M. G. for Captain Vyvyan, 1902; /206-211 Correspondence with Major C. Stuart-Cansdell relating to award of coronation medal, with calling card, and Colonial Office memorandum, 1902; /216-217 Letter from F. G. Watson relating to award of honour to Robert Hugh Henderson [Mayor of Kimberley], with Colonial Office memorandum, 1902; /218 Letter from Jan Hendrick Hofmeyr [South African politician] relating to award of honours to Mr Ross, 1903; /219-223 Correspondence from Alice Fitzmaurice Dixon relating to naval cadet nomination for her son, with memorandum from Vincent Badderley [Private Sec to Lord of the Admiralty, 1901-1903] to Lord Monkbretton, Colonial Office memorandum; and nomination application form, 1903; /224-227 Colonial Office memoranda relating to award of honour to Col. ?Nomse, with letter from J. F. Tremantlo [War Office] to E. H. Marsh [Colonial Office], 1903; /228-232 Correspondence with the War Office relating to award of honour to Sir Arthur Douglas, 1903; /233-235 Colonial Office memorandum relating to award of honour to Major-General Justice, with statement of service, 1903; /236-237 Her Majesty Queen Victoria's official printed acknowledgement of Government appointments, 1895
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